mack daddy

\ ˈmak- How to pronounce mack daddy (audio) \

Definition of mack daddy

1 slang : a conspicuously successful pimp
2 slang : a slick womanizer
3 slang : one that is the best

Examples of mack daddy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But there is evil afoot in Jellicleville: The scheming mack daddy known as Macavity (an outrageously seductive Idris Elba) is trying to sabotage the event by cat-napping Jellicles and transporting them to a barge on the Thames. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "Cats Is Terrible, But It’s Also Kind of Great," 20 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of mack daddy

1964, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mack daddy

argot mac, mack pimp, probably short for obsolete argot mackerel, from Middle English makerel, from Anglo-French makerelle procuress, ultimately from Middle Dutch mākelaer broker

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26 Dec 2019

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“Mack daddy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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